Regular Full and Part Time Faculty, Ensemble Directors
Associate Professor of Music
"Laurea," University of Rome "La Sapienza"; Ph.D., Cornell University;
Astor Junior Research Fellow, New College, University of Oxford
She has published on Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Bellini in Cambridge Opera Journal,
Mozart Jahrbuch, Studi Verdiani, The Opera Quarterly.
and Modern Spectatorship in Late Nineteenth-Century Italy (CUP, 2015), she is currently writing
a book on the aesthetics of sound-image synchronization in film and video, entitled
Aural Anamorphosis and Sound Clues. Other publications of note:
"To Look Again (At Don Giovanni)" in The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth Century Opera,
P. Polzonetti and A. Del Donna eds. (Cambridge University Press, 2009); "Genre and Poetics"
in The Cambridge Companion to Opera Studies, N. Till ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2012).
Alessandra Campana was an Associate Research Scholar at Columbia University Italian Academy for
Advanced Studies in Fall 2013 and a Faculty Fellow of the Center for the Humanities at Tufts in 2014-15.
She is a member of the editorial team of The Opera Quarterly and Co-Chair of the
Opera Seminar at the Mahindra Humanities Centre at Harvard. She has recently founded an art collective in collaboration
with former and present students:
History, Historiography, Aesthetics of Western Music (1750-1960); Opera, staging, intermediality; Film/sound/music.
Opera: staging, visuality, theatricality, performance and spectatorship.
Film and Media Studies: sound and music editing; aesthetics and politics of synchronization; suture;
Foley; silent film; Renoir, Ophuls, Visconti and Fellini; music video and animation